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Realism

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Department
Political Science
Course
POL208Y1
Professor
John Haines
Semester
Fall

Description
International Relations Realism-->Goal is to simplify the complexity of the world itself. It is important to understand warnuclear war. They manner in which the cold war ended was a surprising and unlikely scenario. 1950s the United States began using statistics and math to create data to explain how the soviet problem, this did not turn in many discoveries. 1997--> After the cold war NATO asked what now? They wanted to expand into eastern Europe but this developed two different opinions. 1: By expanding power from the rest, Russia becomes more isolated, this is a problem for Russia--->Realist view 2: Enlarging the family of democracy L839 about power, L98 about stabilizing democracy. Russia should have everything to gain from this. Realism--> They all look at the world with similar lenses. One is to look at ancient Greek examples, modern history in Europe and the Italian states of the 19th and 20th centuries. Realism is the experience of statism through the century. It really started after
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